Entourage vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Entourage vs Gmail Tasks

 

Entourage

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Microsoft Google
Company name Microsoft Google
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page Entourage Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires
Version 12.2.3 (2008), 11.5.7 (2004)
released: 2010-02-09
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2010-02-09 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes no longer available.
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Supports a single level of subtasks Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.microsoft.com/mac/help.mspx?clr=99-2-0&target=99dd2888-d3bd-4c30-9691-1e2574c27f561033
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Entourage does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-13 2010-11-10

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